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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom).

Usage examples (33)
  • With visions of a kidnaper of small boys fleeing from his wrath, Michael
  • I think the accused kidnaper, Devlin, was surfing, driving behind that bus.
  • The kidnaper, a surly and murderous-looking brute, insisted on being called Teddy.
  • The suspected kidnaper posed as a hospital worker and befriended the baby's mother. for more
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